PHILADELPHIA – The 2016 Ivy League champions led the Ivy programs in terms of All-Region selections as the University of Pennsylvania had four players named IWLCA All-Region on Thursday afternoon before beginning the 2016 NCAA Tournament.
Alex Condon and Nina Corcoran were named first-team All-Region selections, while Megan Kelly and Iris Williamson were honored with second-team All-Region selections.
The Quakers were recognized for their efforts on the offensive side of the ball this season, as the trio of Condon, Corcoran and Williamson accounted for 90 of Penn’s 176 goals (51%) and 153 of Penn’s 267 points (57%) during Penn’s run to a ninth Ivy League championship in the last 10 years.
Nina Corcoran – the 2016 Ivy League Attacker of the Year and a first-team All-Ivy selection – has earned her third career All-Region nod, but her first time earning a spot on the first team. She enters the NCAA Tournament as the nation’s leader in assists with 52 – a new Ivy League and school record for helpers in a single season. Overall, she has scored 75 points this season – ranked No. 13 in the country and tops in the Ivy League.
Alex Condon has scored 37 points and totaled 39 points during her sophomore season to pick up her first career All-Region honors. She has broken out during her second year in the Red and Blue, blossoming in a larger role in the Penn attack en route to first-team All-Ivy honors.
Iris Williamson has tallied a career high 30 goals this season, adding a career high nine assists for a career high 39 points in her senior season. For good measure, she has added in career bests in caused turnovers (eight) and ground balls (11) to secure first-team All-Ivy honors.
A second-team All-Ivy selection, Megan Kelly earned second-team All-Region honors on defense for the Quakers. She leads the Red and Blue with 21 caused turnovers and is second with 27 ground balls.
The All-Region selections are now eligible for All-American honors, with those choices being revealed on May 18.
Download: 2016 IWLCA D1 All Region.pdf